Adams County was moved to the Severe Risk Red Level by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The new restrictions will go into effect Friday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m., and will remain in effect until Friday, Dec. 18.

Current Land Use Cases

Development Review Team

This report provides information about upcoming projects to be reviewed by the County’s Development Review Team (DRT).  This team is comprised of county staff and outside agencies.   Development proposals for major projects in unincorporated Adams County often come through the DRT for an initial review before formal submittal. 

Development Review Team Summary

Scheduled Land Use Cases

Below you will find a report of scheduled land use cases that require one or more public hearings before the Board of Adjustment, Planning Commission, or Board of County Commissioners. The report also includes a list of recent decisions on land use cases. 

Report of scheduled public hearings and recent decisions

For more information about any of these cases, please feel free to contact the listed case manager.

Board of Adjustment Cases

To view case information click on the Request for Comments and Public Hearing Notice associated with the current case below.

VSP2018-00037 Trailer World Variance

  1. A variance request requiring that heavy retail and service industry uses front along a collector or arterial road

VSP2019-00012 Morales Family Seasonal Business

VSP2019-00034 Snelson Temporary Construction Yard

  1. Renewal of Special Use Permit for Temporary Construction Yard

VSP2019-00044 Crickenberger Dog Trials

  1. Proposal to hold five (5) dog trials between May & October, one weekend per month, from 9am - 6pm.

VSP2020-00015 Alires Barn Variance

  1. Variance to exceed the maximum lot coverage allowed in the A-1 zone district.

VSP2020-00019 Dodero Variance

  1. Variance to allow the property to exceed the maximum structure coverage of the zone district.

VSP2020-00022 Arbor Valley Nursery

  1. Special Use Permit to allow a temporary seasonal wholesale nursery at 7401 Washington St.

VSP2020-00024 Lefevre 

  1. Variance request from the front setback requirement in the Residential Estate (RE) zone district.

VSP2020-00025 Hyatt

  1. Variance from the front setback requirements to construct an addition to an accessory structure.

VSP2020-00027 Burke Lot Width Variance

  1. Variance request to reduce the minimum lot width on a property proposing to rezone to Residential-3.

Planning Commission & Board of County Commissioners Cases

To view case information click on the Request for Comments and Public Hearing Notice associated with the current cases below.

EXG2020-00001 Tucson South

  1. Conditional use permit to allow extraction use in the Agricultural-1 zone district

PLN2020-00009 Amendments to the Development Standards and Regulations

  1. Text Amendments to the County's Development Standards and Regulations

PLT2020-00017 & PLT2020-00031 Cardiff Village (Formerly Known As: 53rd Avenue Minor Subdivision)

  1. Minor Subdivision to create two lots suitable for duplexes within the R-2 zone district (PLT2020-00017).
  2. Waiver from subdivision design standards for the lots to be served by a private roadway (PLT2020-00031).

PLT2020-00028 Villalobos Minor Subdivision

  1. Final plat for minor subdivision to create three residential lots on approximately one acre of land in the Residential-1-C zone district

PLT2020-00036 Decatur Subdivision, Filing No. 1

  1. Major Subdivision Final Plat in order to create seven lots for a duplex development.

PLT2020-00038 Evelyn Acres Subdivision

  1. Major Subdivision Preliminary Plat to create two lots. Lot one is proposed to be roughly 31 acres and lot two is proposed to be roughly 5 acres.

PRC2019-00010 Trailer World

  1. Rezoning of 4.3 acres from Agricultural-1 (A-1) to industrial-1 (I-1);
  2. Minor subdivision final plat for 4.3 acres to reconfigure 5 existing lots into two new lots. 

PRC2019-00014 Clear Creek Transit Village - FDP, Preliminary Plat, Final Plat & SIA

  1. Final Development Plan for Areas 1 & 2 showing streets and blocks
  2. Preliminary Plat for 21.09 acres with removal of Creekside Ave & Green Ct. Streets
  3. Final Plat for Areas 1 & 2
  4. Subdivision Improvement Agreement for public improvements in Areas 1 and 2

PRC2019-00015 Baseline Lakes

  1. Preliminary Plat for Major Subdivision to create 76 new residential lots and 10 tracts over 105 acres
  2. Major Amendment to the Baseline Lakes Planned Unit Development to incorporate Filing 2

PRC2020-00001 Lara Minor Subdivision and Rezone Request

  1. Request to Rezone an A-2 zoned parcel to an A-1 zoned parcel
  2. Subdivide an approximately 10.36 acre parcel into two parcels

PRC2020-00003 5200 Wyandot

  1. Minor Subdivision to create three additional parcels
  2. Rezone request from R-1-C to R-3.

PRC2020-00005 53rd and Tennyson Row

  1. Subdivision to create 18 lots and 3 tracts on existing 2.16 acre property
  2. Rezone from Residential-2 (R-2) to the Residential-3 (R-3) zone district.
  3. Conditional Use Permit to construct 9 duplexes consisting of 18 units on individual lots in an R-3 zone district
  4. Waiver from Subdivision Design Standards - Lot Depth to Width Ratio
  5. Waiver from Subdivision Design Standards - Private Road Access

PRC2020-00008 Midtown at Clear Creek, Filing 12

  1. Final Plat for 147 lots and 19 tracts
  2. Final Development Plan for 147 Townhomes and a 20-acre park

PRC2020-00010 Sherrelwood Village Filing No. 2

  1. Rezone two parcels from R-1-C to PUD
  2. Preliminary Major Subdivision
  3. Preliminary Major PUD Amendment to the Sherrelwood Village PUD to accomodate the new development into the existing PUD

PRC2020-00011 Lefor 128th/Imboden

  1. Rezone request from Agriculture-3 (A-3) to Agriculture-2 (A-2)
  2. Comprehensive Plan Amendment to change the Future Land Use designation from Agriculture to Estate Residential
RCU2019-00042 7300 Broadway Billboard
RCU2019-00043 Chavez Equestrian Arena
RCU2019-00050 South Thornton Lift Station

RCU2019-00056 Reunion RV & Boat Storage

  1. Conditional Use Permit to allow covered and uncovered RV and boat storage with on-site amenities on a 35 acre A-3 zoned property

RCU2020-00003 Oum Place of Worship CUP

  1. Request for a Conditional Use Permit to allow Cambodian Buddhist of Colorado to use a residence as a place of worship and to be used as living quarters.

RCU2020-00009 Cardenas Equestrian Riding Stable & Academy

  1. Conditional Use Permit request for an equestrian riding stable and academy at existing residence on 41 acre property zoned Agriculture-3.

RCU2020-00011 StreetMedia 76th Avenue Billboard CUP

  1. Conditional Use Permit to construct an electronic billboard in the I-1 zone district near I-25 and E. 76th Avenue.

RCU2020-00012 StreetMedia 70th Avenue Billboard CUP

  1. Conditional Use Permit to construct an electronic billboard in the I-1 zone district near I-25 and E. 70th Avenu / State Highway 224.

RCU2020-00013 StreetMedia York Billboard CUP

  1. Conditional Use Permit for an electronic billboard in the I-2 zone district visible from I-76.

RCU2020-00014 StreetMedia Washington Billboard CUP

  1. Conditional Use Permit for an electronic billboard in the C-5 zone district visible from I-270.

RCU2020-00015 York Street Billboard CUP

  1. Conditional Use Permit for a billboard in the I-2 zone district visible from I-270.

RCU2020-00016 Washington Street Billboard CUP

  1. Conditional Use Permit for a billboard in the I-1 zone district visible from I-76.

RCU2020-00018 Jedidiah / 6910 York Street Rezone

  1. Rezone request from Agriculture-1 (A-1) to Industrial-1 (I-1)

RCU2020-00020 Mustang-Watkins Pipeline (Formerly Known As Jamaso Pipeline)

  1. Major Amendment to an approved Conditional Use Permit for a 12-inch natural gas pipeline.

RCU2020-00023 461 E. 66th Avenue Rezone

  1. Zoning Map Amendment (rezoning) to change the zoning designations on approximately 2.12 acres from Commercial (C-4) and Industrial-1 (I-1) to Industrial-3 (I-3. A separate lot line vacation application has been filed to combine three lots into a single 4.7-acre lot.

RCU2020-00025 Bronco Pipeline Conditional Use Permit Minor Amendment

  1. Addition of a 200 Bbls Condensate Storage Tank and Combustor. No grading or drainage changes are proposed with this amendment.

RCU2020-00026 Burke Rezoning at 2525 W. 65th Place

  1. Zoning Map Amendment (rezoning) to change the zoning designation from Residential-2 (R-2) to Residential-3 (R-3).

RCU2020-00027 Henderson Pit Recycling

  1. Conditional Use Permit to allow for recycling operations in the Agricultural-3 zone district.

RCU2020-00029 Perez-Morales Vehicle Storage Conditional Use Permit

  1. Conditional Use Permit to park and store large vehicles in excess of 7,000 pounds gross vehicle weight in an agricultural zone district.

RCU2020-00030 Scooby's Trucking

  1. Conditional Use Permit to store a semi truck on a residentially used property

RCU2020-00033 3220 W. 55th Pl. - Rezone

  1. Zoning Map Amendment (rezoning) to change the zoning designation from Residential-1-C (R-1-C) to Residential-3 (R-3).

Oil and Gas Administrative Use by Special Review (AUSR)

USR2019-00002: Extraction - Warbler